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to wit}

The Information of Richard Woolger< no role > and Edmund Wade< no role >
taken on Oath before me one of his Majestys Justices of
of the Peace for the said County the Twentieth day of January
one Thousand seven Hundred and Eighty three

This Informant Richard Woolger< no role > Saith That he is Coachman to Mr.
Robert Harrison< no role > of Hoxton in the Parish of Saint Leonard Shoreditch
And Saith that on Wednesday Evening last about seven o' Clock the
Coach house belonging to the said Robert Harrison< no role > his Master was
fastned and Locked up by this Informant at which time this Informant
[..] left the same so locked up and Saith that on going to the said
Coach house the next morning he found the same had been broke open
and robbed of one Hammer Cloth the property of the said Robert
< no role > his Master And further Saith that the Hammer cloth
now produced in the same which was stolen out of the Coach house
as aforesaid.

Richd. Woolger< no role >

And this Informant Edmund Wade< no role > Saith That on Wednesday Evening
last about Eight O'Clock he met William Rose< no role > the Prisoner nowin
under Examination in Bishopsgate street near spital Square
going along towards Bishopsgate with a Bundle under his Arm, That
this Informant knowing [..] the said William Rose< no role > to be a person of bad
fame and suspecting the Bundle to have been stolen he followed
him about two Hundred Yards when this Informant attempted to
Seize hold of him, Upon this the said William Rose< no role > threw down the
Bundle which he held under his Arm [..] That this Informant took up the
Bundle and run after the Prisoner Rose who had attempted to run
away and make his Escape That this Informant pursued him as for
as Moorfields where he took [..] him into Custody. And this
Informant further Saith That the said Bundle Contained in Pillow,
and the Hammer cloth now produced by him, and before Sworn to
by the said Richard Woolger< no role > to be the property of and to have been
stolen from, the said Robert Harrison< no role > as aforesaid.

Taken and Sworn at the Public
Office in Worship street shoreditch
the day and Year aforesaid before me}


Edmd Wade< no role >

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